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Nursing staff on their ward

Nursing staff on their ward

Four nurses are standing by their beds with a matron sitting at her desk in the middle. There are beds down either side of the ward and recuperating soldiers can be seen. The nurses are all wearing cumbersome, white clothes. Field hospitals were often close to the Front Line and nursing was one of the few jobs which allowed women to participate at the Front. The Voluntary Aid Detachment and Red…